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HR Generalist
Guidance Counsellor

Method of Application 

CVs and cover letters should be sent to with the job position as the subject of the email
no later than 19 May 2023

HR Generalist

The Generalist role calls for a curious, high-energy professional interested in the multiple disciplines associated with
the ever-changing Human Resources field. The Generalist will maintain great relationships across the University and
welcome opportunities to collaborate, problem-solve and celebrate successes with colleagues. Using excellent
communication skills and a genuine interest in adding value to the organizational culture, the successful candidate
will engage with various aspects of the employee life cycle, including benefits administration, employee orientation,
labour and employee relations and diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
    Assist with the expansion of Pan-Atlantic University’s new hire orientation processes and create great
    experiences for new employees
  • Interpret complex information and promote problem-solving at various levels of the organization
  •  Collaborate with the employee relations team and offer sound solutions to resolve conflict
  • Utilize best practices and organizational policies consistently as a trusted resource for all PAU staff
  • Partner with managers and support their efforts to retain talent
  • Prepare reports and analyze special projects and initiatives
  • Contribute to the creation of new methods of communication, resulting in a well-informed workforce
  • Utilize available technology to organize work effectively

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field

  • A deep understanding of labour law and regulations
  • Efficient HR administration and people management skills
  • Excellent record-keeping skills
  • Fantastic knowledge of HR functions and best practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Works comfortably under pressure and meets tight deadlines
  • Computer literacy with capability in Microsoft Teams, MS Office and related HR software.
  • Remarkable organizational and conflict management skills
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Current knowledge of trends and practices impacting the Human Resources field
  • Meticulous attention to detail.

Administrative grade

CVs and cover letters should be sent to with the job position as the subject of the email
no later than 19 May 2023.

Guidance Counsellor

The role requires a person who can provide expert advice and helpful resources to students regarding
certain personal and academic situations. Their main duties will include providing counselling to
students to help develop their personal, academic, social, spiritual, and all-around skills as well as guide
the students.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  •  Oversee the university’s Guidance & Counselling unit and follow a guidance program to allow
    students to voice concerns, problems, and other issues.
  • Provides personal and social growth counselling which includes individual counselling relating to
    academic success, understanding of self and others, communication skills, decision-making,
    relationship skills, conflict resolution and goal setting.
  • Liaise/consult with staff and faculty regarding student issues and the resulting impact on
    academic functioning, integration, or re-integration into the university system.
  • Get to know students and their unique needs to offer specialized care; recognize and
    appropriately take care of individual students’ socio-emotional challenges.
  • Provides crisis intervention services, e.g., suicide prevention, child abuse, health concerns,
    substance abuse and follow-up services as appropriate.
  • Provide assessment, mental health screening, diagnosis, and treatment recommendations; assist
    with mental health-related school programmes and events
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in clinical psychology or a related field
  • Affiliation with a Professional body
  • Average IT skills
  •  Good collaboration skills
  • Remarkable professionalism and good work ethics
  • Experience in social, emotional, and behavioural management techniques
  • Experience with students who present with behavioural difficulties or developmental challenges.
  • Personality should project enthusiasm, professionalism, and a high level of credibility.
  • Ability to maintain a calm professional demeanour in the face of competing demands and
    external pressures.
  • Demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills with students, parents, colleagues,
    and community members.
  • A minimum of five years of counselling or related work experience with young adults in an
    academic/learning environment

Full (up-to-date) registration with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.